Movie Podcast Weekly Episode 121 brings you two Feature Reviews of Foxcatcher and Blackhat. This week, Jason is broadcasting from West Virginia again, so the audio quality is a little lower than usual; however, to compensate, MPW has brought back special guest William Rowan Jr. for this episode! Your guys also bring you some Oscar talk, where they discuss the nominations (and snubs) of the 87th Academy Awards. Don’t miss it!
If you’re new to our show… Movie Podcast Weekly typically features three hosts — Jason, Andy and Karl — along with frequent guests. We give you our verdicts on at least one new movie release from the current year that’s currently playing in theaters, as well as several mini reviews of whatever we’ve been watching lately. And we usually provide specialized genre recommendations. New episodes release every single Tuesday. Join us!
— Welcome special guest William Rowan Jr.
[ 0:02:15 ] II. 87th Academy Award Nominations
Jason: The nominees and snubs of this year’s Oscars
[ 0:26:53 ] III. Mini Reviews
Karl: From Paris With Love, The Lincoln Lawyer
William Rowan Jr: Being There
Andy’s Re-runs: The Whole Nine Yards (again), Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (again, one year later)…
IV. What’s New in Theaters This Past Weekend
Foxcatcher [ Expansion ]
The Wedding Ringer
Escobar: Paradise Lost
Son of a Gun [ LA/NY ]
Match [ Limited ]
Little Accidents [ Limited ]
Still Alice [ Limited ]
FEATURE REVIEWS HAVE TIME STAMPS:
[ 0:38:35 ] V. Feature Review: FOXCATCHER (2015)
Jason = 7.5 ( Rental )
William Rowan Jr. = 8.5 ( Rental )
[ 0:58:39 ] VI. Feature Review: BLACKHAT (2015)
Karl = 8 ( Theater / Buy it! )
[ 1:10:02 ] VII. Specialty Segments:
ANDY’S UNSEEMLY HOMEWORK: (Here Andy gives another re-run of Karl’s recommendation segment from MPW Ep. 021)
Dark Star (1974) = 7 ( Rental )
JAY OF THE DEAD’S 1970s HORROR-THON:
Grizzly (1976) = 4 ( Avoid )
KARL HUDDLESTON’S GREAT PERFORMANCES AND MIGHTY LINES:
Film: Phenomenon (1996)
Great Performance: John Travolta as George Malley
VIII. Wrap-Up / Plugs / Ending
COMING UP ON MPW NEXT WEEK:
AMERICAN SNIPER — Join us!
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